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E-NEWSLETTER
 Week of March 17, 2019    

FOR YOUR INFORMATION        

Please check the For Your Information page for news of births, deaths, weddings, illnesses, and other situations of interest to the church body.  Email (info@stmarkmissionary.org) or call the church office (574-255-9416) if you want something included in the weekly update. 

LAST CHANCE!
If you volunteer in any capacity at St. Mark, please plan to attend a Volunteer Appreciation Dinner this Sunday March 24, 6:00-7:30pm.  
Registration cut off is this Thursday!  
Sign up today by email ( volunteer@stmarkmissionary.org). Free childcare will be available. Don't miss this fun, entertaining evening! 
MAYBE IT'S TIME!
You have seen others be  baptized , and you know Jesus commanded that his followers be  baptized . You are a Christian, but for some reason you have yet to take this step of faith. Maybe it's time! If you would like to be  baptized  in the upcoming  baptism  service on April 28, please sign up at the Ministry Center on Sunday. If you would like more information, please contact   Pastor David Sjoberg . 
YOU SHOULD SEE THIS!
St. Mark's Annual Report is a picture filled, brief overview of the previous year's ministry. If you would like a copy of the 2018 Annual Report, click HERE. They will also be available at the Ministry Center this Sunday. 
CALLING ALL SONGBIRDS
The St. Mark Easter choir will sing during our Easter service on Sunday, April 21. This choir is open to middle school students through adults. Rehearsals are held immediately after second service, in Room 112. For more information, please contact Katie Holtgren (574.257.3878).
EASTER LILIES
Order envelopes for Easter Lilies are available at the Ministry Center in the church foyer. The cost is $12 per plant, and orders are due Sunday, March 31. The lilies can be purchased in honor or memory of a loved one and will be used to decorate the Worship Center for Easter. They may be taken home after church on Sunday, April 21. 
WEDNESDAY LADIES' BIBLE STUDY
Life doesn't always go as we expect or hope it will, and in those times what do we do?  Join the Wednesday Ladies' Bible Study as they discuss this topic and read, It's Not Supposed to be This Way by Lisa Terkeurst and learn from her story. This group meets Wednesday evenings in Room 112 starting at 6:45 pm. Contact Carol Schmidt at dcmsschmidt@sbcglobal.net for more information. 
LADIES' BRUNCH EVENT
Come celebrate newness in Christ at the annual Ladies' Brunch on Saturday, April 13, from 10:00 am to noon in the church foyer. Invite your daughter, your mom, your sister-in-law, and your friends to enjoy food, laughter, and community! Last names A-M, please bring a main dish to pass; last names N-Z, a side dish or dessert. Sign up at the Ministry Center. 
PRAYER REQUESTS
To share a prayer concern with the staff, go to "Prayer Requests" on the St. Mark Website (http://stmarkmissionary.org/prayer-request).  You may also request that it be put on the Prayer Chain.  To receive Prayer Chain Emails,  sign up by emailing the church office (info@stmarkmissionary.org) .
STUDENT MINISTRIES
ALL STUDENTS
Dates to remember:
  • March 27 - Night of Worship
  • April 1-5 - Spring Break events TBA
     
Important note: Event Calendars are available at the Youth Center
in the church foyer!
 
                                                  
MIDDLE SCHOOL
Sunday options:
    *    9:00 am Service in the Worship Center
    *    10:30 Sunday School in the Upper Room 

Wednesday nights September through May:

    *    6:30 pm in the Upper Room

HIGH SCHOOL
Sunday options:
    *    9:00 am Sunday School in Upper Room
    *    9:00 am Service in the Worship Center
    *    10:30 am Service in the Worship Center

Wednesday nights September through May:

    *    6:30 pm in the Upper Room
 
Visit stmarkmissionary.org/students for event information or follow us on Facebook,  Twitter, and now find stmarkstudents on Instagram as well. Contact us via email at stmarkstudents@stmarkmissionary.org